George J Scontsas MD

1201 Medical Center Drive Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

Summary

Basic information about this center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality

  • Smoking Allowed
  • George J Scontsas MD is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Wilmington, North Carolina.

    License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. George J Scontsas MD patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction is one of North Carolina‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

    Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. George J Scontsas MD offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Outpatient

    In outpatient programs at George J Scontsas MD, the Wilmington resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    12-step facilitation, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Family counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at George J Scontsas MD. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at George J Scontsas MD. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at George J Scontsas MD. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Additional Details

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    1201 Medical Center Drive
    Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
    Phone Number
    910-254-1414
    Location

    Wilmington, NC

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Treatment Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Language
    English
    Directions

    1201 Medical Center Drive
    Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

    September 30, 2020

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